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Northwest Labrador Sea


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 October 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except north 35 over eastern sections late this morning and this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then increasing to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers this morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 October 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 22 October 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7536N 7346W then eastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 October 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5228N 5546W to 5245N 5445W to 5415N 5345W to 5800N 5700W to
5905N 5735W to 5940N 5425W to 5810N 5355W to 5650N 5220W to 5700N
5045W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northwest Labrador Sea

Issued 09:30 AM NDT 22 October 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NDT 22 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NDT today low 970 mb located southeast of the Marine
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 978 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 9:30 a.m. NDT today ridge located over central Labrador.
By 9:30 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 AM NDT 22 October 2021 A low pressure system southeast of the marine district will continue
to drift northeastward today. Strong to gale force north to
northwesterly winds will persist over most waters northwest of the
low today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

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